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City Year Washington, D.C.

Living in the nation’s capital certainly comes with a lot of perks. But we believe helping thousands of students in D.C. Public Schools reach their full potential tops the list.

Support students in Washington, D.C.

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

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Hello, Washington, D.C.!

Become a part of the city’s legacy of addressing civic challenges through service.

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AmeriCorps member and student
Addressing the challenge

There are 140 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with students throughout Washington, D.C.

See where the corps works

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Our impact in D.C.

We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skill sets.

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Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year Washington, D.C. resources

Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Washington, D.C. experience.

Why Washington, D.C.?

As the nation's capital, it is the center of federal government with many national and international career opportunities. For alumni seeking grad school (with scholarships) and nonprofit career opportunities this is the city to be in.

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Explore the city

We’ll walk you through how to use the Metro to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Washington, D.C. experience.

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Our executive director and local leadership are committed to building a stronger Washington, D.C. by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps...

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Learn more about our amazing partners that help make our service possible.

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City Year enables the leaders of tomorrow to impact our communities today. Join us in helping all students thrive.

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